- 2 oz Rum
- 1.5 oz Velvet Falernum
- .75 oz Lime Juice
- .25 oz Simple Syrup
Tools: Mixing Glass, Cocktail Shaker, Hawthorne Strainer, Fine Strainer
Preparation: Combine ingredients in a mixing glass. Shake for 10 seconds in an ice-filled cocktail shaker. Double strain into a cocktail/coupe glass.
This is a recipe from a Wall Street Journal article about summer drinks and is attributed to Paul McGee of RPM Italian in Chicago. The article describes the drink as follows:
The daiquiri – that is, the classic kind, not the one that comes out of a blender – might just be the best summer cocktail of all time. This version uses Velvet Falernum – an almond, ginger and clove based sweetener – for even more of a tropical note.